Tag Archives: God

I Am An Atheist

The following is a cut and paste from this article on atheismandme.com. Those of you who have followed this blog for a while will likely recognize some of the content from earlier posts on thinkthatthrough. The reason isn’t simple laziness, … Continue reading

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Are Atheists Immoral: Part 1

First, a one-minute video: Whew! I thought she was serious at first too! The first fifteen seconds are exactly what I’ve heard over and over (and over and over) from religious people. There appear to be only three ways to … Continue reading

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Logical Fallacies 101: Special Pleading

I already touched on this fallacy in my post about the Appeal to Ignorance, but I wanted to cover it in more depth. The way to spot a general use of the Special Pleading fallacy is to notice when someone … Continue reading

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Why Richard Dawkins Wont Debate William Lane Craig

The original text can be found here. I think he makes his case satisfactory with this one sentence, “That would look great on your CV, not so good on mine”. This is basically why I think that science shouldn’t engage pseudoscience … Continue reading

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Reader Feedback – What’s Up With Faith?

The following comes from a comment on this post about faith. Since a cogent reply will easily be long enough to fill a post, I figured that this was the best way to go about it. The feedback is several … Continue reading

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What’s Up With Faith?

[I've been doing lots of posts on religion lately, but it's sort of a coincidence. This blog isn't going to devolve into a tirade on religion. I guess I've just had a few thoughts running through my head on this … Continue reading

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My “De-Conversion” Story

Most atheists that I’ve met were religious at some point in their lives. They either stopped because it didn’t make sense or an incident caused them to be skeptical and God couldn’t withstand skeptical scrutiny. I’m not sure if I … Continue reading

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Why Are You An Atheist?

In this article, Faith No More, Andrew Zak Williams asked public figures why they believe don’t believe in God. The article was written on the 25th of July, this year. The link above will take you to the full article, which … Continue reading

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The Fine-Tuning Argument

I think Dr. Tyson might be a little too hard on Earth, but his point is solid enough to support my argument. Obviously the Earth has the requisite conditions for life, or we wouldn’t all be here (This is called … Continue reading

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Logical Fallacies 101: The Appeal to Ignorance

This is perhaps the most formidable of all the logical fallacies, or at least on of the most annoying. This happens whenever anyone says that you can’t prove that their claim is false, therefore the claim is true. This tactic … Continue reading

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